Date: Monday, June 4, 2018
Session Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Presentation Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Hall 4EF
Background: Deceased-donor kidney discard rates remain high. Understanding risk factors for discard is difficult since most analyses lack granularity and sufficient sample of high disease severity cases. Methods: We analyzed DonorNet® data of consecutive deceased-donor non-mandatory share primary kidney-only offers to adult candidates at our center and beyond between July 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016 for donor risk factors of discard, defined as non-transplantation at our or subsequent transplant centers. Exclusions were HCV/HBV (n=14), blood type AB (n=20), and donor< 1 year (n=25) based on low candidate waitlist size. Results: Of 456 individual kidney offers, from 296 donors, 73% were discarded. Most were national (93%) offers from KDPI 35-85% (n=233) or > 85% (n=208) donors late in the allocation sequence with prior refusals logged for numerous candidates (figure 1). On multivariate logistic regression, factors significantly (p<0.05) associated with discard were: donor CVA (aOR:3.32), cancer transmission concern (aOR:6.50), renal artery luminal compromise (aOR:3.97), 2-hour pump Resistive Index > 0.4 (aOR:3.27), absence of pump (aOR:2.58), biopsy score ≥3 (aOR 5.09)(table 1). Conclusion: Many pre-recovery determinants of discard lack discriminatory value when post-recovery factors are assessed. Our findings underscore the importance of improving precision around donor characteristics that constitute an unwanted offer and provide a more codified understanding of how kidneys previously rejected by local and regional centers are selected for transplant.
CITATION INFORMATION: Narvaez R., Nie J., Noyes K., Leeman M., Kayler L. Hard-To-Place Kidney Offers: Granular Examination of Donor Risk Factors for Discard Am J Transplant. 2017;17 (suppl 3).
To cite this abstract in AMA style:Narvaez R, Nie J, Noyes K, Leeman M, Kayler L. Hard-To-Place Kidney Offers: Granular Examination of Donor Risk Factors for Discard [abstract]. https://atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/hard-to-place-kidney-offers-granular-examination-of-donor-risk-factors-for-discard/. Accessed June 26, 2019.
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